Glossary: cataphyll

Definition:

  1. a much-reduced or scale-like lf;
  2. (in e.g. Juncaceae or Poaceae) a leaf composed mostly of a leaf sheath or base with the lamina reduced to ± zero or a minute awn.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Glossary details: cataphyll.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=118, retrieved 23 April 2018

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